The EU ETS, a good example of a “zombie” public policy
Backloading was rejected by the European Parliament on 16 April and referred to the Parliament’s ENVI Commission. A new plenary session vote has been scheduled for early July. On ICE Futures Europe, 52% of the whole monthly volume of the daily spot contract has been traded on April the 16th. Structural reforms: discussion at the […]
Why should financial actors align their portfolios with a 2°C pathway to manage transition risks?
What does aligning a portfolio with a low-carbon pathway mean? To limit global warming and its economic consequences, there is a limited “budget” for carbon that can be released into the atmosphere between now and the end of the century. A “low-carbon pathway” therefore refers to the pathway of an economy that is implementing efforts […]
JOINT IMPLEMENTATION: A FRONTIER MECHANISM WITHIN THE BORDERS OF AN EMISSIONS CAP
By Igor SHISHLOV, Valentin BELLASSEN et Benoît LEGUET Based on specific projects rather than economy-wide emissions reductions, and driven by the demand from the installations covered by the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS), Joint Implementation (JI) turned out to be a largely private sector mechanism. Besides attracting private investors in GHG abatement projects, […]